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Coastal Holiday home situated in the beautiful fishing village of Crail

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautifully presented 3 bedroom house with internal garage, located in a popular and attractive residential development within the picturesque coastal village of Crail. This property provides comfortable accommodation for 6 persons with a master ensuite, double and twin room and sea views over the roof tops from the living room

Comprising:

Ground Floor -

Spacious entrance hall

Utility room off rear door

Access to integral garage with ping pong table

King Size bedroom with Master ensuite, large TV with freeview, built in wardrobes

1st Floor:

Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining room - a spacious room with very well equipped kitchen with breakfast bar at one end, comprising, gas hob & double oven, microwave,dishwasher, fridge/freezer, Tassimo coffee machine.

The lounge area has a large sofa and 2 armchairs, one of which is a recliner; 50 inch 4K TV with Freeview, and DVD/bluray player with a number of DVDs and Bluray discs, several board games plus a Bose sound system for use with an iPod/iPhone. There is also a dining table that seats 6 ; perfect for family meals or when playing board games.

Bed 1 - Double size bed, fitted wardrobe, TV with freeview and inbuilt DVD player.

Bed 2 - Twin beds, fitted wardrobe , TV with freeview and inbuilt DVD player.

Family Bathroom - Bath with shower, WC and Basin

For those who enjoy outdoor sports there is also plenty to do within the surrounding area - windsurfing, canoeing, sailing, walking, cycling, fishing.

And of course Fife has some wonderful golf couses. Most locally are the links courses of Balcomie and Craighead . The world famous Kingsbarns golf course is 2 miles along the coast and St Andrews with its many famous golf courses is situated approximately 10 miles away

Fife also has a host of festivals throughout the year. Check what's on when you plan to visit on the Festivals in Fife website.Fife

The East Neuk of Fife has been described as "Scotland's Riveria" it consists of beautiful fishing villages such as Pittenween, St. Monans and Anstruther and the lovely coastal villages of Elie, Kingsbarns, Upper Largo and Lower Largo and not forgetting the most famous golfing town of St. Andrews.

Crail

Crail was made a Royal Burgh in 1300 by Robert the Bruce and Marketgate which is in the centre was once the largest medieval marketplace in Europe. Crail is steeped in history and Crail Harbour is the most photographed harbour in Scotland. On a Saturday and Sunday there is a small wooden hut beside the harbour where fresh lobster and crab can be bought. There is also a quaint art gallery and coffee shop just a few yards up from the harbour which serves delicious homemade scones served with fresh cream and Jam.

The Golf Hotel which dates back to 1700 is a nice place to go for a pub lunch or dinner. The town has its own Butchers, Bakers and Fruit and Vegetable Shop. It also has two small convenience stores which stock most provisions you will need for your holiday or if you require a greater range or source of produce we recommend several large 'supermarkets' in our information sheets.

There are two art galleries and a pottery shop.

In July there is the Crail Festival which runs from the 20th to the 31st and there are open air concerts, Ceilidh, Sandcastle Competitions and Ghost Walks. In Pittenween which is a 10 minute drive away there is the Pittenween Arts Festival which runs from the 7th to 15th August where local people open up their houses as art galleries for local artists.

Crail lies 10 miles south of St Andrews (shops, cinema, museums, sealife centre, beaches, golf, putting, hotels & restaurants).

The Fife Coastal Path, which stretches for 117 miles, runs from the Forth Estuary in the south, to the Tay Estuary in the north. The path is clearly marked out and offers a range of walking experiences from the easy and flat to more challenging terrain .Whether going for a short stroll or as a long distance route there is definitely something for everyone. From the cosmopolitan atmosphere of St. Andrews to the former coal mining towns of central Fife; from the small fishing villages of the East Neuk to the bustling industrial areas of the west, rugged cliffs, award winning beaches, internationally important estuaries and wildlife reserves and ruined castles walking the Fife Coastal Path is an experience not to be missed!

Whether you are looking for peace and tranquillity or action and adventure the Fife Coastal Path can offer you this and much, much more.Watersports: Elie watersports where you can go water-skiing, Kayaking, Banana Boat rides! The watersports centre also hires wetsuits and mountain bikes.

Tennis: Crail, Elie and Anstruther

More Details

Owner
Marion
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 September, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Crail around the Fife

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • shower room ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , master bedroom ensuite
    upstair bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • double bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 2 single beds could be put together with a double duvet
    Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , king size bed with ensuite shower room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Coastal Holiday home situated in the beautiful fishing village of Crail
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
5

Recommended top quality rental

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here as a family of 4 in August. Lovely property, well equipped and comfortable. 5 mins walk into Crail and similar to coast. Would come back if in this area again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
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5

Super holiday home

  • 5 of 5

The holiday home was superb and fitted out to an extremely high standard - contemporary yet cosy. The WiFi was strong and secure - a must for our 12 year old! Great little garden which is a real sun trap in the afternoon and location wise - perfect. 10 minute walk to the Fife coastal path which is stunning, and 5 minutes walk into Crail. The bus for St. Andrews stops just outside as well. Another highlight was the table table in the garage - great fun had by all. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very Impressive, the property exceeded our expectations.

  • 5 of 5

The property was in an excellent location in the quiet but picturesque village of Crail, being well sited for exploring the area.

It had a modern feel being exceedingly well equipped, very comfortable and tastefully furnished. The convenience of parking outside the front door was a bonus.

The host, Marion, made our arrival very easy providing us with welcoming food essentials even including a bottle of wine.

We would not hesitate to recommend the property to anyone wishing to stay in Fife

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
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5

What a wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, tastefully decorated, accommodations were wonderful but most of all the host was always available if you had any questions. The town of Crail was very quaint, grocery store open even late on a Sunday night and a great place to eat "The East Nuek" had wonderful food. Can even take a nice walk on the slong the boardwalk and get great pictures of Crail coast line. I would definately come back and stay at Marion's home and recommend others to do the same.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday here and this property is excellent, very clean, comfortable and well located. Great communication from the host. Would definitely recommend this property if visiting Crail.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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5

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family with three adult children visiting Crail for a wedding. We absolutely loved this house. Immaculately clean, spacious, charmingly decorated and beautifully light and airy. Everything we could need was provided and made for a fantastic stay. We would thoroughly recommend and were very sad to leave. (And while you are there Crail chip shop does the best chips!)

  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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Location

Nearest Airport
36.06 Miles
Edinburgh airport
Nearest Barpub
Balcomie Hotel
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Crail Golf Club
Nearest Train
12.9 Miles
Leuchers Train Station
Nearest Motorway
29.67 Miles
Junction: M90 J8/A91/B996
Nearest Restaurant
Balcomie Hotel
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Roome Bay Beach
Car: recommended

The ‘East Neuk’ of Fife is one of Scotland’s best-kept secrets. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty and is very popular for coastal and golfing holidays. Crail is approximately 10 miles along the coast from St.Andrews, the home of golf.

Crail is one of the best-preserved East Neuk fishing villages and it has one of the most picturesque harbours in Scotland. But it is more than just a tourists destination; it has a local butcher’s, a traditional greengrocer’s, a fish and chip shop where you can now eat in as well as take away , a whole foods store, and 2 small supermarkets.

There is a family-run pottery, a local museum and the wonderful Crail Harbour Tearoom which is located close to the harbour. It has a sheltered sea-facing terrace and serves delicious lunch and cakes as well as dressed crab from the villages fishing's fleet.

There is also 3 small hotels/bars located within Crail which serve lunch and dinner.

There are three small sandy beaches in Crail . The nearest is Roome bay beach which is only 300m from Seabreeze, while a five minute drive takes you to Cambo Sands near Kingsbarns, which has half a mile of beautiful golden sands.

The Fife Coastal Path runs from North Queensferry (situated next to the Forth Rail Bridge), to Newport-on-Tay which is near Dundee.

This pathway runs along the length of Crail and is only 300 metres from our holiday home. The path, which can be walked in easily managed sections, runs through several nature reserves with great chances to sight seabirds, seals and dolphins.

Anstruther is about 4 miles south of Crail and can be walked to via the Fife Coastal Path. It is home to the Scottish Fisheries museum and the world famous Anstruther fish bar as well as the Cellar restaurant which was recently awarded its 1st Michelin star.

St Andrews is a historic University town as well as being "the home of golf ". It has 2 wonderfully long sandy beaches and has a wide range of restaurants and cafes to try out.

There are seven local golf courses including the most recent Castle course and of course the world renowned 'Old Course '.

Kingsbarns Golf Links is only 2.5 miles from Crail and is one my favourite golf courses and is one of the best in Europe.

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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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